Faith

Christy stands test of time with nostalgia factor, emotive voice

Some stories are evergreen, their themes and lessons standing the test of time and connecting with readers in generation after generation. Reconnect with Catherine Marshall’s beloved Christy as it celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new edition! As 19-year-old teacher Christy struggles to find acceptance in her new home of […]

Turano delivers laugh-out-loud historical romance in Out of the Ordinary

Turano delivers laugh-out-loud historical romance in Out of the Ordinary

Jen Turano delivers another charming, laugh-out-loud novel with her newest release, Out of the Ordinary. The second novel in the Apart from the Crowd series follows characters first introduced in Behind the Scene. Gertrude Cadwalader is a companion to an elderly society lady with a big problem — she’s a […]

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The identities of the two foster children have been obscured to comply with the foster program regulations.

Hutchinson family continues to grow through adoption, fostering

Dereck and Erika Hutchinson will celebrate National Adoption Day by putting into practice what they preach. The couple will adopt a little girl named Bethany on Saturday. The Hutchinsons met while attending church in their teens, but didn’t connect until a mission trip to Mexico. “We met in high school, […]

The Bachelor Missions by Jes Drew features espionage-fueled story line

I was initially drawn to The Bachelor Missions because of the espionage vibe of its publicity material. What I found was a thriller filled with complex characters and story lines. While the novel definitely has a retro feel, there is also some pretty advanced technology featured in this story, as […]

Dicken weaves fascinating tale in My Heart Belongs in Castle Gate, Utah

Angie Dicken weaves a fascinating tale in My Heart Belongs in Castle Gate, Utah: Leanna’s Choice, the newest installment in the My Heart Belongs series from Barbour Publishing. I was unfamiliar with both this series and the author when I was contacted regarding this book. However, I was intrigued by […]

Fellow pastors, former students remember Fry for pastoring despite dying

Laughter and tears were equally present Nov. 4 during a celebration of the life of the late Pastor Mark Fry. The standing-room-only service was attended by more than 200 people. Fry died Oct. 20 after a long battle with esophageal cancer. Alan Brook, associate pastor for Calvary Chapel, was the […]

Youth Hoops returns Nov. 5 with unique blend of basketball, faith training

Youth Hoops returns Nov. 5 with unique blend of basketball, faith training

Youth Hoops is coming back, with training set to start Nov. 5. This youth outreach program is run by Tyler Henderson, who also serves as owner and head coach. “It’s a ministry to me. I’m passionate about basketball and our youth,” Henderson said. “I feel I’m able to reach our […]

Thomas Nelson’s KJV Know the Word Study Bible Kindle Fire giveaway

I love study Bibles. A well-done study Bible can do much to enhance what time you have to study God’s Word. A while back, I reviewed the New King James Version (NKJV) Know the Word Study Bible. So, when the King James Version (KJV) became available, I was very excited. […]

Cancer survivor Bierle flies to Hollywood for special taping of ‘The Doctors’

JoAnn Bierle has survived cancer twice, but that isn’t the end of her story. This feisty woman is on a constant crusade to encourage all woman to have mammograms, especially if they have any family history of the potentially deadly disease. This campaign recently took Bierle cross-country, all the way […]

Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners named

The 2017 Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners are: Schools C-4 Elementary School Sacred Heart Catholic School Roosevelt Elementary School Churches Mt. Zion Community Church and Maple Street Baptist West Kansas Avenue Church of God Redeemer Lutheran Church Organizations Early Bird Lions Club Arkansas City High School Wrestling Friends of […]